Lookup Public Records in Mariposa County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Mariposa County, California Overview
Mariposa County is a county located in the state of California. The county was formed in February 18, 1850. Named after the Spanish word for “butterfly” and Mariposa Creek, the county seat is Mariposa and it has a population of 17755 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 1463 square miles, with its land area encompassing 1449 square miles, and its water area 14 square miles. Moreover, Mariposa County borders the following counties: Tuolumne County, CA to the north; Merced County, CA to the west; Stanislaus County, CA to the northwest, and; Madera County, CA to the southeast.
Mariposa County Clerk Information
The Assessor and Recorder’s Office provide reliable recording information and fair and equitable taxation of all property with the best and most courteous service to the public. The Assessor is annually responsible for discovering and assessing all taxable real and personal property located in the county, and for determining eligibility for various property tax exemptions and exclusions. The Recorder maintains various land and finance documents for Mariposa County. The Recorder is also the registrar of vital records (marriage, birth, and death certificates) for events that occurred within the County of Mariposa.
There are many forms available in the Assessor & Recorder website. There are applications for certified copies of birth and death records, marriage certificates, change of mailing address, change in ownership statement-death of real property owner and claim for homeowners’ property tax exemption. Forms have with them attached instructions in filling them up, to aid you. Moreover, the Assessor offers a property search tool, which allows you to view limited assessment data. The tool allows you to search by either assessor’s parcel number (APN) or by street address. Some parcels, such as vacant land, have not been assigned street addresses, and an APN will be necessary to perform a search.
Below is the physical address of the Assessor & Recorder’s Office:
4982 10th St
Mariposa, CA 95338
Ph: (209) 966-2332
Ph: (209) 966-5719
Mariposa County Clerk
County Government Office
Address: 4982 10th St, Mariposa, CA 95338, United States